World’s Largest Solar Park Launched in Karnataka

The world’s largest solar park set up at an investment of Rs 16,500 crore at Pavagada in Karnataka’s Tumakuru district was launched by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today. The 2,000 MW park, named as ‘Shakti Sthala’, spans across 13,000 acres spread over five villages and is a benchmark in the unique …

Vietnam Sees Solar Power Construction Boom as Nation Goes Green

Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are underway in Vietnam, as the country scrambles to make up for the anticipated power shortage due to the recent cancellation of nuclear power plant construction projects. Thien Tan Group will by 2020 spend $2 billion to build five large solar power …

Scatec Solar Plans 500 Megawatts Of Solar In Iran

Norway’s renewable energy giant, Scatec Solar, is in discussion with Iranian authorities to build its first solar power plant in Iran. According to Reuters, Scatec Solar aims to set up 120 megawatts of solar power in Iran with an ambitious plan of increasing it further to 500 megawatts in a …

Tesla Tells Investors A Plan for Four More Gigafactories Will Be Released

Tesla expects demand for electric vehicle batteries will be strong enough to add four more Gigafactories beyond its current Nevada plant. In a note to investors Wednesday with its quarterly financial report, the company said it will lay out those plans by the end of the year. As for “Gigactory …

Trianel Toasts 17MW in Germany

Trianel Erneuerbare Energien has commissioned the 17.25MW Buchenau wind farm in Hesse in Germany. The project was developed by ABO Wind and acquired by Trianel last August. It features five Vestas V126 3.45MW turbines with tip heights of 200 metres. Trianel said ABO Wind will operate the wind farm, which …